Saturday Night Jazz Club Series: Rothstein Experiment

Tonight’s program, entitled New Standards: Expanding the Jazz Songbook, will explore modern and ancient themes in the present tense. An evening of songs and conversation, offering a behind the scenes look into the process of a working jazz ensemble. Jill Rothstein, vocals; Matt Rothstein, saxophone, vocals; Tom Aiken, piano, keyboard, melodica; Jacob Turner, guitar; Pierre Archain,… Read more »

Classic Cinema: The Pink Panther

This 1963 caper comedy stars Peter Sellers, David Niven, Capucine and Claudia Cardinale. It’s notable for its unforgettable score by Henry Mancini, great comedic direction by Blake Edwards,  and of course, Peter Sellers’ portrayal of the impossibly bumbling Inspector Clouseau. Tuesday, February 26 Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm Doors open 30 minutes prior to show time. Not… Read more »

Art 21: Johannesburg

For the second of four shows in this series, these four groundbreaking artists from Johannesburg, South Africa, are highlighted: David Goldblatt, until his death iin 2018, used his camera to chronicle events during apartheid. Nicholas Hlobo uses art to explore issues of sexuality and ethnicity in South African culture. Zanele Muholi creates work that asserts the presence of… Read more »

Contemporary Chamber Series: Lake Winds

In the second concert of a four part series produced by Beth Aiken, the newly formed Lake County woodwind quintet “Lake Winds” will perform at the Soper Reese Theatre on Sunday, February 17, at 2:00 pm. Open seating. Tickets are $20 for adults. Children 18 and under are free.  “Lake Winds” is composed of some… Read more »

Stevie and the Shufflenuts – Third Friday Live

On Friday, February 15, the Soper Reese Theatre Third Friday Live series features Stevie and the Shufflenuts, with show starting at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $15 for all seats. The band is the product of drummer Steve DuBois’ many years on the club circuit with two great bass players at his hi-hat side: Tall Paul… Read more »

Classic Cinema: Some Like it Hot

Tuesday, February 12 Shows at 1:00 and 6:00 pm Doors open 30 minutes ahead  Bring your sweetheart and celebrate Valentine’s Day with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. “Some Like It Hot” screens at the Soper Reese Theatre on Tuesday, February 12, at 1:00 and 6:00 pm. Entry to the film is by donation…. Read more »

21st Annual Stars of Lake County 2019

The 21st Annual Stars of Lake County will be held at the Soper Reese.  Nominations may be submitted in any of the 21 available categories by anyone in the County.  A complete listing of all prior recipients is available on our website:, where nomination forms may also be found.  Please contact the Chamber office at 263-5092 with any… Read more »

Saturday Night Jazz Club Series: Stella Heath Sextet Present Billie Holiday

A special Saturday Night Jazz Club show featuring the songs and legends of Billie Holiday will be performed by the Stella Heath Sextet on February 2, at 7:00 pm, at the Soper Reese Theatre. Tickets are now on sale for $20 with open seating. Featuring some of the Bay Area’s finest jazz musicians, this show… Read more »

PBS Series, Art21: San Francisco Bay Area

The first of a four-part series chosen from the award winning Art In the Twenty-First Century (Art21) program produced by PBS. Viewers will travel the world to meet the leading creative visual artists of our time who draw upon their relationships with the locations and people where they live and work. The January show meets with… Read more »

Classic Cinema, 2001: A Space Odyssey

The 1968 sci-fi epic, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” starring Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood, screens at the Soper Reese Theatre on Tuesday, January 22, at 1:00 and 6:00 pm. Entry to the film is by donation. One of the most influential of all sci-fi films, and one of the most controversial, Stanley Kubrick’s opus is a… Read more »